Tag: private

Private schools profit from government help, embezzle money, and leave teachers jobless

The National Teachers’ Association (NTA) and the Taiwan Higher Education Union (THE Union) have accused private schools of appropriating publicly funded property as job insecurity among teachers in the sector increases. Both unions have made public how the government’s legislation allows the boards of private schools that are undergoing transformation or closing to manage public-funded […]

Education union’s pressure prompts a private educational provider to apologise for harassment

The National Teachers’ Association (NTA) in Taiwan publicly denounced the Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group (KH Group) for its unlawful practices concerning public health as well as labour issues. The KH Group is one of the largest private educational corporations in Taiwan. Workplace bullying against an alleged whistle-blower    The NTA’s actions have arisen in […]

Education union fights for private teachers and education staff unpaid or dismissed during pandemic

In Nepal, the Sansthagat Vidyalaya Schickshak Union Nepal (ISTU) has issued demands to the government, highlighting how the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new challenges for teachers and education staff in the private sector, and how to respond to them. On 20 September, the ISTU called for the payment of private teachers and education […]